Monday, December 21, 2015

What 10 Popular Christmas Presents Would Cost if Martin Shkreli Controlled Prices.

Martin Shkreli was named The Most Hated Man in America when he raised the price of an AIDS/cancer drug Daraprim from $13.50 to $750 per pill. That's a hike of approximately 5000 percent

Here's what top Christmas goodies would cost if Shkreli bought the companies that made them and jacked up the price by 5000 percent:

1. Star Wars light saber

     Market price: $35
     Shkreli price: $1750

2. Star Wars Wookie Feet Slippers for Men

     Market price: $25
     Shkreli price: $1750

3. Jennifer Anniston Eu de Parfum Spray

     Market price: $39
     Shkreli price: $1900

4. Fitbit Flex watch

     Market price: $100
     Shkreli price: $5000

10th Anniversary Edition

"A cross between Ferris Bueller and William S. Burroughs...A hilarious and twisted coming-of-age story" --New York Times.


5. Tie for Dad

     Market price: $9
     Shkreli price: $450

6. i-Pad Air

    Market price: $400
    Shkreli price :$20,000

7. Disney Frozen Doll

    Market price: $15
    Shkreli price: $750

8. 10-Pound Christmas Ham
    Market price: $20
    Shkreli price: $1000

9. Star Wars ticket

    Market price: $9
    Shkreli price: $450

10. Scalped Adele concert ticket

    Market price: $4000
    Shkreli price: $2000!


    Typical credit card APR:   18 percent
    Shkreli credit card APR:  900 percent


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